Energy and regulation go hand in hand. Traditional players—public utilities, independent power producers, renewable energy companies, oil and gas companies—and new market entrants—community choice aggregators, energy service companies, distributed energy resource companies, and energy technology companies—look to us for insight into successfully navigating the evolving industry. Our attorneys not only understand the transformation of this sector but are immersed in leading the change. Much of the change is happening right now at the state level in areas such as California, New York, the Pacific Northwest, and Alaska; our energy attorneys are well positioned to serve you and your clients in each of those regions.
Depth of Experience
Decades of industry experience strengthen our understanding of our clients' trajectories and goals—whether in litigation, in transactions, or before regulators.
Our California energy group has built a leading practice over the past four decades, gathering valuable experience and perspective along the way. California has one of the most active state utility commissions in the country, and our attorneys are highly respected before the California Public Utilities Commission. California looks to our firm for industry representation, and the country often looks to California to see what comes next. We've handled some of the toughest matters in California—let us help you translate that success into your own.
In New York, we are deeply involved in "Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)" and its far-reaching effects on energy project finance and transactions. In the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, our clients are leading and successfully navigating the transition to solar, wind, hydro, and hybrid fuels, even while ensuring crucial oil and gas strategies remain successful.
All energy policy at the state and regional levels eventually makes its way to FERC, and our Washington, D.C., lawyers are well equipped to serve you. Our energy team is composed of attorneys with backgrounds in government regulation—having practiced both within and before these agencies, we understand how they operate, and our clients benefit from this experience. Our team includes a former senior attorney from the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice who served as the Criminal Division liaison to the enforcement offices of both the FERC and the CFTC.
Students of the Industry
The energy sector is facing a moment of unparalleled transition. DWT isn't just responsive to that change, we are immersed in it. Our clients tell us we are energy geeks. We love that!
Charting the Future
Our clients rely on us to navigate the highly regulated energy sector, but also look to us for advice on how to help lead the change. We want to help you chart your future and lead the change. (View DWT's climate and sustainability commitment.)